Period
to 17 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Cloud in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Cloud over the 6 months to 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 259 378 498
Rank change year-on-year +119 +120 +245
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 1,620 1,285 951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.28% 0.84% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.26% 2.11% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,182 897 682
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £40,216 £42,100 £42,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £100,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

Public Cloud is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 49,745 60,888 66,702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.24% 39.73% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 37,783 46,914 49,762
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Public Cloud as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Public Cloud in England.

Salary trend for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Public Cloud in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Cloud within the England region over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +96 744 £77,500 +3.33% 104
South East +75 280 £65,000 +7.44% 28
North of England +85 236 £55,000 - 43
Midlands +110 206 £62,500 -16.67% 32
Yorkshire +29 116 £52,500 -4.55% 13
West Midlands +62 110 £65,000 -3.70% 21
North West +82 100 £60,000 - 17
South West +16 91 £59,023 -1.63% 18
East Midlands +83 88 £60,000 -29.41% 11
East of England -3 34 £52,500 -9.48% 11
North East +22 20 £51,000 +13.33% 13
Public Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT jobs citing Public Cloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Public Cloud.

1 1,073 (66.23%) AWS
2 996 (61.48%) Azure
3 669 (41.30%) DevOps
4 630 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 558 (34.44%) Linux
6 481 (29.69%) Python
7 453 (27.96%) Docker
8 450 (27.78%) Microsoft
9 417 (25.74%) Ansible
10 408 (25.19%) Windows
11 378 (23.33%) GCP
12 350 (21.60%) Kubernetes
13 348 (21.48%) Finance
14 313 (19.32%) Puppet
15 309 (19.07%) Java
16 301 (18.58%) Data Centre
17 284 (17.53%) VMware
18 279 (17.22%) Terraform
19 278 (17.16%) Opscode Chef
20 255 (15.74%) Presales
21 250 (15.43%) Infrastructure as Code
22 248 (15.31%) Jenkins
23 238 (14.69%) ITIL
24 231 (14.26%) IaaS
25 229 (14.14%) Migration
26 218 (13.46%) Google
27 215 (13.27%) SQL
28 212 (13.09%) Microservices
29 208 (12.84%) Ruby
29 208 (12.84%) Problem-Solving

Public Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 58 (3.58%) OpenStack
2 53 (3.27%) Apache Spark
3 46 (2.84%) IIS
4 44 (2.72%) Confluence
5 40 (2.47%) Apache
6 39 (2.41%) MS Exchange
7 31 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
8 23 (1.42%) Hyperledger
9 20 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 20 (1.23%) SharePoint
10 19 (1.17%) Tomcat
11 16 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
12 15 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
13 13 (0.80%) Skype for Business
14 11 (0.68%) Apache Solr
14 11 (0.68%) JBoss
15 8 (0.49%) CMS
15 8 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (0.43%) SAS
17 6 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (1.73%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 41 (2.53%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (0.62%) assyst
3 8 (0.49%) FINCAD Analytics
4 2 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.062%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.062%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.062%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.062%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.062%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.062%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.062%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 1 (0.062%) TIBCO iProcess
5 1 (0.062%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1,073 (66.23%) AWS
2 996 (61.48%) Azure
3 378 (23.33%) GCP
4 231 (14.26%) IaaS
5 192 (11.85%) Office 365
6 174 (10.74%) PaaS
7 164 (10.12%) AWS CloudFormation
8 147 (9.07%) SaaS
9 103 (6.36%) OpenShift
10 91 (5.62%) Azure Active Directory
11 75 (4.63%) Amazon EC2
12 74 (4.57%) Serverless
13 68 (4.20%) IBM Cloud
14 63 (3.89%) Amazon S3
15 56 (3.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 54 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
17 53 (3.27%) Amazon ECS
18 49 (3.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 44 (2.72%) GitHub
19 44 (2.72%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 180 (11.11%) Firewall
2 95 (5.86%) DNS
3 87 (5.37%) WAN
4 83 (5.12%) VPN
5 67 (4.14%) LAN
6 64 (3.95%) DHCP
7 52 (3.21%) TCP/IP
8 46 (2.84%) SAN
9 42 (2.59%) Network Security
9 42 (2.59%) VoIP
9 42 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
10 35 (2.16%) Internet
11 29 (1.79%) HTTP
11 29 (1.79%) PABX
12 27 (1.67%) Cisco Firepower
12 27 (1.67%) MPLS
13 24 (1.48%) NAS
14 20 (1.23%) NetScaler
15 19 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (0.99%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (7.65%) SQL Server
2 68 (4.20%) MySQL
2 68 (4.20%) NoSQL
3 61 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
4 55 (3.40%) Big Data
4 55 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
5 52 (3.21%) Hadoop
6 51 (3.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 44 (2.72%) Power BI
8 43 (2.65%) Azure SQL Database
9 41 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
10 40 (2.47%) MongoDB
11 36 (2.22%) Blockchain
12 34 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
13 32 (1.98%) DB2
14 26 (1.60%) Relational Database
15 24 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 22 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 21 (1.30%) BigQuery
18 20 (1.23%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 248 (15.31%) Jenkins
2 162 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 74 (4.57%) JIRA
4 70 (4.32%) Bitbucket
5 67 (4.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 58 (3.58%) GitLab
7 50 (3.09%) TeamCity
8 43 (2.65%) Selenium
9 33 (2.04%) JMeter
9 33 (2.04%) Maven
10 32 (1.98%) MSI
11 27 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
12 24 (1.48%) GoCD
13 22 (1.36%) CircleCI
14 17 (1.05%) Vagrant
15 16 (0.99%) Cucumber
16 13 (0.80%) Codeship
16 13 (0.80%) Visual Studio
16 13 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
17 12 (0.74%) SonarQube
General
1 348 (21.48%) Finance
2 144 (8.89%) Banking
3 98 (6.05%) Public Sector
4 97 (5.99%) Retail
5 42 (2.59%) Manufacturing
5 42 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 41 (2.53%) Marketing
7 30 (1.85%) Law
8 18 (1.11%) Front Office
8 18 (1.11%) Investment Banking
9 15 (0.93%) Automotive
10 13 (0.80%) Advertising
11 9 (0.56%) Games
12 8 (0.49%) Back Office
12 8 (0.49%) Electronics
12 8 (0.49%) Legal
12 8 (0.49%) Local Government
13 7 (0.43%) Billing
14 6 (0.37%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.25%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 399 (24.63%) Architect
2 237 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 223 (13.77%) Cloud Engineer
4 150 (9.26%) Consultant
5 141 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
6 123 (7.59%) Solutions Architect
7 116 (7.16%) Developer
8 105 (6.48%) AWS Engineer
9 98 (6.05%) Software Engineer
10 94 (5.80%) Technical Architect
11 82 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 73 (4.51%) Cloud Consultant
13 63 (3.89%) AWS DevOps
14 61 (3.77%) Senior DevOps
14 61 (3.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 60 (3.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 56 (3.46%) AWS Architect
17 55 (3.40%) Kubernetes Engineer
18 53 (3.27%) Azure Architect
18 53 (3.27%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (11.42%) Web Services
2 107 (6.60%) Node.js
3 100 (6.17%) .NET
4 63 (3.89%) Spring
5 57 (3.52%) OAuth
6 52 (3.21%) JSON
6 52 (3.21%) RESTful
7 51 (3.15%) Elastic Stack
7 51 (3.15%) HTML
8 47 (2.90%) SAML
9 43 (2.65%) J2EE
9 43 (2.65%) REST
10 37 (2.28%) React
11 31 (1.91%) AngularJS
11 31 (1.91%) Spring Cloud
12 29 (1.79%) Akka
12 29 (1.79%) Pandas
13 27 (1.67%) HTML5
13 27 (1.67%) Swagger
14 26 (1.60%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 301 (18.58%) Data Centre
2 207 (12.78%) Private Cloud
3 179 (11.05%) Hybrid Cloud
4 112 (6.91%) Self-Motivation
5 91 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
6 81 (5.00%) Cloud Native
7 64 (3.95%) Algorithms
8 55 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
9 51 (3.15%) Management Information System
10 42 (2.59%) PKI
10 42 (2.59%) Virtual Team
11 30 (1.85%) User Experience
12 28 (1.73%) Enterprise Storage
13 26 (1.60%) Enterprise Cloud
14 25 (1.54%) Data Structures
15 24 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
15 24 (1.48%) Replication
16 23 (1.42%) Blog
17 19 (1.17%) Hedge funds
18 13 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 558 (34.44%) Linux
2 408 (25.19%) Windows
3 122 (7.53%) Windows Server
4 109 (6.73%) Unix
5 58 (3.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 53 (3.27%) CentOS
7 44 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 42 (2.59%) Windows 10
10 37 (2.28%) Ubuntu
11 25 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (1.05%) Solaris
13 15 (0.93%) Debian
14 14 (0.86%) Windows 7
15 12 (0.74%) Mac OS
15 12 (0.74%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.49%) Apple iOS
16 8 (0.49%) Data ONTAP
17 7 (0.43%) Android
18 4 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 669 (41.30%) DevOps
2 630 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 255 (15.74%) Presales
4 250 (15.43%) Infrastructure as Code
5 238 (14.69%) ITIL
6 229 (14.14%) Migration
7 212 (13.09%) Microservices
8 208 (12.84%) Problem-Solving
9 192 (11.85%) Software Engineering
10 187 (11.54%) Configuration Management
11 179 (11.05%) Continuous Integration
12 172 (10.62%) Open Source
13 147 (9.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 142 (8.77%) Mentoring
15 128 (7.90%) Project Management
16 121 (7.47%) Artificial Intelligence
17 114 (7.04%) Continuous Delivery
18 111 (6.85%) Test Automation
19 110 (6.79%) Scrum
20 103 (6.36%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 481 (29.69%) Python
2 309 (19.07%) Java
3 215 (13.27%) SQL
4 208 (12.84%) Ruby
5 203 (12.53%) Bash Shell
6 156 (9.63%) JavaScript
7 155 (9.57%) PowerShell
8 137 (8.46%) C#
9 127 (7.84%) Go
10 57 (3.52%) Perl
11 53 (3.27%) C
12 48 (2.96%) Scala
13 37 (2.28%) PHP
14 33 (2.04%) C++
15 32 (1.98%) Groovy
16 25 (1.54%) Shell Script
17 14 (0.86%) Korn
18 11 (0.68%) Bourne shell
18 11 (0.68%) C-shell
19 9 (0.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 187 (11.54%) Degree
2 98 (6.05%) Security Cleared
3 92 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
4 87 (5.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 72 (4.44%) AWS Certification
6 56 (3.46%) MCSE
7 49 (3.02%) MCSA
8 47 (2.90%) CCNA
9 45 (2.78%) SC Cleared
10 40 (2.47%) CCNP
11 32 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
12 31 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 30 (1.85%) TOGAF Certification
14 21 (1.30%) Master's Degree
15 18 (1.11%) RHCE
16 14 (0.86%) CISSP
17 11 (0.68%) MCP
17 11 (0.68%) PhD
17 11 (0.68%) PMI Certification
18 10 (0.62%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (3.64%) SLA
2 34 (2.10%) GDPR
3 28 (1.73%) QA
4 27 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.93%) NIST
6 12 (0.74%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.68%) PMO
7 11 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 5 (0.31%) ISO 22301
10 4 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.19%) COBIT
11 3 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.19%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.19%) ISAE 3402
11 3 (0.19%) ISO 31000
12 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.12%) NCSC
System Software
1 453 (27.96%) Docker
2 202 (12.47%) Active Directory
3 185 (11.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 125 (7.72%) Hyper-V
5 56 (3.46%) Virtual Machines
6 50 (3.09%) XenApp
7 40 (2.47%) vSphere
8 37 (2.28%) vCloud
9 36 (2.22%) XenDesktop
10 33 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
11 19 (1.17%) VMware NSX
12 13 (0.80%) Ceph
12 13 (0.80%) NFS
13 11 (0.68%) KVM
14 8 (0.49%) LXC
14 8 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
16 6 (0.37%) Varnish
16 6 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
17 5 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 417 (25.74%) Ansible
2 350 (21.60%) Kubernetes
3 313 (19.32%) Puppet
4 279 (17.22%) Terraform
5 278 (17.16%) Opscode Chef
6 75 (4.63%) Packer
7 57 (3.52%) Salt
8 42 (2.59%) Docker Swarm
8 42 (2.59%) Prometheus
9 41 (2.53%) Nagios
9 41 (2.53%) SCCM
10 40 (2.47%) Consul
11 36 (2.22%) WSUS
12 35 (2.16%) Graphite
13 34 (2.10%) ZABBIX
14 29 (1.79%) IBM BigFix
15 28 (1.73%) Grafana
16 26 (1.60%) vCenter Server
17 25 (1.54%) HP SiteScope
18 13 (0.80%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 450 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 284 (17.53%) VMware
3 218 (13.46%) Google
4 120 (7.41%) Cisco
5 107 (6.60%) IBM
6 99 (6.11%) Citrix
7 96 (5.93%) Oracle
8 61 (3.77%) WorldPay
9 53 (3.27%) Red Hat
9 53 (3.27%) SAP
10 43 (2.65%) Atlassian
10 43 (2.65%) HP
11 40 (2.47%) Spotify
12 39 (2.41%) Dell
13 36 (2.22%) Splunk
14 33 (2.04%) Aruba
15 32 (1.98%) ServiceNow
16 31 (1.91%) NetApp
16 31 (1.91%) Veeam
17 26 (1.60%) SaltStack